Gifts to our Temple Judea Funds uplift our community & programming at our synagogue. We could not do what we do without your generous support. 

See the gifts made July 2023 - January 2024 below.

*This page will be updated every other month. 

Campership Fund

 Heather & Jared Karpel in appreciation of Temple Judea
Joshua Moss in honor of Temple Judea Chanukah Party
Dale & Mike Nissenson in honor of Toni Erlich's birthday
Fran & Alan Panich in memory of Barry Scherer
Danny Rojany in honor of Allan Michaelson

Director of Education - Education Fund

Ed & Paula Bosza in loving memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Barbara, Todd, Drew & Shayna Cobin in memory of Bryna Lane
Scott & Beth Fink in loving memory of Jerry Fink 
Michael & Gail McCord in memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Bill & Tiffany Wagner in honor of Abby Barkin Meyers

ECC Program Support Fund

Sandy & Clark Buch in loving memory of Art Myerson
 Sandy Cooper in appreciation of ECC for Imagination Station
Steven & Sasha Gurvitz in honor of Luke (Shalev) Gurvitz's baby naming
Ronald & Joann Kramar in memory of Norman Kramar and Mildred Kramar
Lambert Family in honor of Arthur MyersonLambert Family in honor of Arthur Myerson
Moseska Family in memory of Art Myerson
David & Vera Neporent in honor of health wishes for their children and grandchildren
Ronald Roscoe in honor of Children's education
Marla & Jerry Sackler, and family, 
in appreciation of ECC and in loving memory of Abby Barkin Meyers & Dale Jackson
Sharon Joy Caplan Tash in honor of Sunny Blum and the fun she's had "in school"!

Ellen M. Rose Caring Community Fund

Marlyn Burleigh in honor of Sandy Rosenfield's Special Birthday
Darlene Daniel in honor of Al Dreskin's 90th Birthday
Beverly Dolin in honor of our Book Group
Sharon L. Furman in honor of Sandy Rosenfield's Special Birthday
Mara & Dan Golding in loving memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Cindy Gutterman in honor of the Ellen M. Rose Caring Community Fund
David & Maureen Kleinbrodt in loving memory of Victor Adler
Mark & Marsha Novak in loving memory of Eddie Marks
Sherry Raber in honor of Ilene Blok
Eric P. Rose
 in memory of Shirley Rose
Lois Scherer in loving memory of her Grandmother Berta Krevat 
Carly Schwartzbach
in appreciation of Ilene Blok for hosting our belated Mother's Day challah bake

General Fund

Gail Aspinwall in memory of Irwin Feiles
Andrew & Judith Benson in honor of Al Dreskin on his 90th birthday, in memory of Dorothy Benson and Benjamin Fox
Michael & Susan Blumenfield in loving memory of David Groner, Ruth Groner, Abner Blumenfield, Clara Blumenfield 
Karen Brutman in loving memory of Barry Scherer 
Darlene Daniel in loving memory of Dennis Gershick
DriveWise Auto Inc. in appreciation of Stephanie & Spencer Moseska 
Beverly Dolin in honor of Al Dreskin's Special Birthday 
Judy & Dave Friedman in honor of Temple Judea 
Lorraine Friedman in loving memory of Ray Friedman, in loving memory of Mark Friedman and Toby Dodkowitz
Karen Hurwitz in loving memory of her husband Arnie Hurwitz 
Kid Fund & Nicole Kidman in honor of Steve Lasheve
Justin Krane & Suzanne Kamenir in honor of Michael Krane's Yahrzeit
Nan Krasne in memory of Paul Krasne  
Miss Foundation - Los Angeles Chapter in appreciation of Temple Judea
Beth Lasky in memory of William & Bertha Lasky
John Magoulas in memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Sari Scheer & Eric Frank in appreciation of Temple Judea
Bobbie Schwarcz Paetzke & Paul Paetzke in loving memory of Tibor Schwarcz and Chuck Paetzke 
Jacob & Kathryn Perlin in honor of belonging to Temple Judea 
Jennifer Rawicz in honor of the Goldberg Family (Amy & Brian, Lois & Stan, Jennifer & John) 
Maury Rice in appreciation of Temple Judea 
Rebecca Rubin in loving memory of Barry Scherer 
Joel & Amy Segall in loving memory of Bud Hailperin 
Ilene & Eric Silberman in memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Gerald Spike in honor of Lillian Spike 
Elaine Tennen in loving memory of Barry Scherer 
Ron & Ellen Tinero in loving memory of Shoshana Melech
Karlene & Howard Weg to help fund the additional heightened security requirements
The Vrbas Family in honor of Abby Barkin Meyers
Kirsten & Eric Winikoff in appreciation of Temple Judea
Anonymous in honor of Hilda Fogelson

Music Fund

Chuck & Carol Berney Family Trust in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot
Arline Goldberg in honor of Al Dreskin's 90th birthday
Jonathan & Nancy Littman in memory of Harold Littman
Erica Kertesz in honor of Fran Rosen's Bat Mitzvah
Mark Rosenthal in honor of Gail Aspinwall
Carolyn Rothberg in honor of Rosh Hashanah Service
Jay & Lydia Schlanger in memory of Jeff Schlanger and Rhonda Singer
Jackie Wissen in honor of Al Dreskin's 90th birthday
Linda & Rob Zimring in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot

Natalie Smolens ECC Scholarship Fund

Johanna, Jonathan, Henry & Cooper Kichaven in memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Richard & Sheryl Marcus in memory of Lawrence Irwin Katz 

Parenting Center Scholarship Fund

Ronald & Joann Kramar in memory of Stanley Turkel

Rabbi Joshua M. Aaronson Discretionary Fund

Ilene Blok in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson
Harriet & Harvey Bookstein in memory of Sally Mermelstein
Bobbi & Paul Endler in memory of Alan Templer
 Glenn & Rosalyn Feldman in appreciation of Francis Fishman's baby naming and  loving memory of mother, Rochell Weinstei
Rick & Resa Firestone in congratulations for the wedding of Lisa Bargman & Ian Firestone
Monique & Greg Franklin in loving memory of my father, Reinhard Hurlimann
Brenda & Martin Goldmark in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson
Richard & Lorrie Gurewitz in loving memory of Freda & Morris Kay
Cynthia & Kurt Haas in appreciation of Temple Judea
Cliff & Cindy Hassel in memory of Fran Hassel
Rima Kay in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson
Joann & Ron Kramar wishing a speedy recovery to Rabbi Aaronson
Lawrence & Dana Kligman in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson
Michael & Melissa Lieberman in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson for officiating at our wedding
Verna Liss in loving memory of Shirley Liss
Richard & Sheryl Marcus in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson for our simcha
Judith Miller in memory of Monya Peckler, Matthew Peckler, Ida Major, Will Johnson, and Matthew Chaney, Arvey Shier, Jean Shier and Esther Neiman
Robert Morgenstern in loving memory of Diana and Seymour Morgenstern
Eric & Rachel Rojany in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson for Ella's Bat Mitzvah
Ken & Rose Lynne Miller in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson
Nancie & Harvey Piccus in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson
Joel Schiff & Judith Gilbert in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson
Jay & Lydia Schlanger in memory of Jose Jimenez and Lou Schlanger
Brian & Lynne Shine in appreciation of Rabbi Aaronson for officiating at the wedding of Jake & Risa Shine 
Lauren & Brian West in honor of Charlotte's Bat Mitzvah
Robert & Ida Worth in honor of Harry & Isabel Aaronson's marriage
Anonymous in honor of Yahrzeit for Jean Jefferson & Peggy Sanders

Rabbi Cantor Lily Blum Discretionary Fund

Mayer Family in appreciation of Robert Mayer's unveiling ceremony
Natasha Wadiaeff & Ryan Fischbach in gratitude of Gabriella's Bat Mitzvah
Lauren & Brian West in appreciation of Charlotte's Bat Mitzvah

Rabbi Donald Goor Lifelong Learning Fund

Andrew & Fern  Keimach in loving memory of Barry Schoenbrun
Frayne & Sandy Rosenfield in honor of Ken Miller's Bar Mitzvah

Rabbi Bruce Raff Discretionary Fund

The Estate of Lilian Zacks in memory of Lillian Zacks
Grant Family in loving memory of Greta Grant
Marvin Fischler
in appreciation of Rabbi Raff for assisting with the unveiling of Burt Fischler
Karen Hurwitz in appreciation of Rabbi Raff
Allison & Joel Miller in loving memory of Ilene Kaplan
Howard & Marsha Spike in loving memory of Jack and Lillian Spike and in loving memory of Charlotte Terris
Stacey Weiss in honor of Stanley Weiss

Rabbi Eric D. Rosenstein Discretionary Fund

Ashlee & Gregory Berard in appreciation of the Berard mezuzah ceremony
David Elan in appreciation of Rabbi Eric Rosenstein for the Helsper Family
Gurvitz Family in honor of Abby Barkin Meyers
Sandy & Irv Klasky in memory of Alan Temple
Jenny Lerner & Jeff Cohen in appreciation of Rabbi Rosenstein
Ian Lewis, Galit Lerman & Oliver Mooney-Lewis in loving memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Joel, Allison & Bryan Miller in loving memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Natasha Wadiaeff & Ryan Fischbach in gratitude of Gabriella's Bat Mitzvah

Rabbi Cantor Alison Wissot Discretionary Fund

Book Club B in honor of Fran Rosen's Bat Mitzvah
Chris & Beth Barber in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot
Chuck & Carol Berney Family Trust in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot
Randi Berney in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot
Elaine DiBlasio in honor of Fran Rosen's Bat Mitzvah
Alessandro & Tracy Fadin in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot
Jane Freedman in appreciation of and in gratitude for Rabbi Cantor Wissot's music and education
Debbie & Michael Gordon in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot for a Rosh Hashanah honor
Leah Herz in loving memory of her beloved mother, Elaine Herz
David & Hillary Leibovitch in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot & High Holy Days
Dennis & Susan Levin in honor of Dolly Schuffman
Barry Levitt in loving memory of Esther Levitt & Edie Levitt
Jarret & Michelle Lewis in appreciation of Allie's mikveh
Allison & Joel Miller in loving memory of Ilene Kaplan
Marissa Pomerance & Kyle Jones in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot
Eric & Rachel Rojany in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot for Ella Rojany's Bat Mitzvah
Jay L. Schlanger in honor of grandmother, Jean Sankey
Lori Sullivan in honor of Fran Rosen's Bat Mitzvah
Bruce & Eva Ticknor
in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot
Ellen & Ron Tinero 
in loving memory of Avi Frankl and in memory of Ira Robinson, father of Roni Adler
Michael & Adrienne Wienir
in appreciation of Rabbi Cantor Wissot
Natasha Wadiaeff & Ryan Fischbach in gratitude of Gabriella's Bat Mitzvah

Social Action Assistance Fund

Evelyn Bergman in memory of Eddie Marks, Barry Schoenbrun, Bud Hailperin, Brenda Hoffman, and in honor of Ellen Opell's Special Birthday
Claudia Bloom Soroko in memory of Dani Rogers' father, Irwin Feiles
Richard Hoffman in loving memory of Bud Hailperin and in honor of Ellen Opell's Special Birthday, in congratulations for Sandy Rosenfield's Special Birthday
Arthur & Mady Jablon
in congratulations for the marriage of Emily Goor and Scott Canna, in honor of Ellen Opell's Special Birthday, and in memory of Eddie Marks, Bud Hailperin, Eve and Milton Walzer
Ronald & Joann Kramar
in loving memory of Eddie Marks
Debby Marks
 in loving memory of Barry Scherer
Cantor Gerald Miller & Bonnie Friedman in honor of Ellen Opell's Special Birthday and in loving memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Lois Scherer in memory of Sandy Ferreria, Goldie Greenfield, Mildred Miller, Richard Goldwasser & June Goldwasser
Howard & Marsha Spike
in loving memory of Barry Lane
Debbie Shayer
in memory of Eddie Marks
Glenn & Vivien Weinman
in loving memory of Margaret Herskovits
Larry & Barbara Weintraub in loving memory of Barry Scherer 

Social Justice Fund

Ivan & Nikki Axelrod in honor of the Citizenship program
Joann & Ron Kramar in memory of Paul Wolf
Rolf Lesem in loving memory of Abby Barkin Meyers
Debby Marks in memory of Bud Hailperin
Binnie Nadler in honor of Sandy Rosenfield's Special Birthday
Jill and Andy Nieman in honor of Judy Rutt's Birthday
Claudia Bloom Soroko in honor of Judy Rutt's Special Birthday for the Citizenship Program
Howard & Marsha Spike
in appreciation of Jim Grant
David & Judy Rutt
in memory of Eddie Marks, Bud Hailperin, Dani and Michael Rogers' loss and in loving memory of Lois Scherer's loss 
Lori Rothschild
in memory of Mel Israel and William Rothschild
Judy & David Rutt sending get well wishes to Rabbi Aaronson

Steven A. Fuld Youth Fund (Program Support)
John & Norine VanderHooven in loving memory of Robert and Josephine Berger, Max and Lily Berger, Celia and Ralph Levy

TJVillage

Judith & Andrew Benson in honor of Sandy Rosenfield's Special Birthday
Arline Goldberg in honor of Sandy Rosenfield's Special Birthday
Marian & Bill Schiff in honor of Sandy Rosenfield's Special Birthday

Year-End Giving

Leon & Mary Blankstein
Jacqueline Romano & Gregory Stern